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2 wallpapers

I’ve gotten so lazy. I have no desire to answer questions or respond to messages, oh gosh, this is what summer does to me! I’ll try my best to get my butt back into the game. Though all these trips to places isn’t helping. I’m going to Hualien (the east coast of Taiwan) on Monday and I’m having a sleepover at my friend’s house tomorrow. PLUS, I’m getting my ears pierced today… I’m excited about the prospect of buying cute earrings. I’m super content with how life is right now.

I suddenly got into a good graphics mood today though and made 2 wallpapers featuring Big Bang members, gosh, they look so perfect. One of my favourite korean bands of ALL TIME, they’re the first korean band I fell in love with and they were who introduced me to kpop. Below is the first song that caught my attention, it’s one of my favourites though I have MANY favourites.

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updates & hot springs

2 tumblr themes
updated info page with more previews to past designs

Updated with two new lovely tumblr themes! I’m in a good mood for making tumblr themes. But really, after finishing one, I’m exhausted because usually when I make one, I just sit there and code for hours on end. Well, same with any sort of updates really. Tomorrow, I’m going with my grandmother to hot springs. I’m super excited, but that also means I won’t be updating even though I just have so much inspiration lately! I’m not sure why, but it feels great.

Anyhow, well, I watched a Japanese action/thriller movie yesterday titled Kaiji (based on manga/anime with the same name). It was very good. It reminded me a lot of Liar Game (manga/jdrama) because they both focused on strategy and mind games. The plot was really good, it’s a lot more segmented than I thought it would be (less anti-climatic than the sequel) but each game was very intriguing and unpredictable (in terms of process of solving the games).

The visuals were done well too, I’m guessing they had a formidable budget for this film, as it looks more quality than a lot of Japanese action movies. It’s not an artistic thriller, just a plan-old action… though don’t compare it to Hollywood ones, those tend to be a lot more flashy.

I really loved all the actors and actresses in Kaiji. I don’t know why, but Tatsuya Fujiwara really draws eyes to him when he acts, even though for some reason, he always makes the characters more pathetique than they’re supposed to be (such as in Battle Royale, where he plays Shuya). Like, I can’t stop watching him even though his character portrayals make them out to be lame (weaker characters?). I’m not quite sure how to explain it.

But oh goodness, the other actos and actresses’ performace was pretty much flawless. I love Yûki Amami (character was Rinko Endo) and Teruyuki Kagawa (character was Yukio Tonegawa), very powerful, credible acting. Definitely worth a watch if you enjoy Japanese action movies.

** STILL IN NEED OF FEEDBACK/SUGGESTIONS ON WHAT TO UPDATE

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